INVESTIGATION UPDATE: POLICE INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE AT THE SHOPPES OF VILLAGE SQUARE

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Homicide Squad have identified the deceased as 26-year-old Melvin Collins. Detectives have determined that another male was struck by gunfire and has since been transported to a local area hospital where he is listed in stable condition. 

The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 or Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip through our New Castle County Police App, or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.

POLICE INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE AT THE SHOPPES OF VILLAGE SQUARE

The New Castle County Division of Police is currently conducting a Homicide Investigation in the area of Marrows Road.

(Newark, DE 19713) Today, (October 24th) at approximately 12:47 A.M., Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to the Shoppes of Village Square shopping center for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers discovered  multiple gunshot victims. One male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Homicide Squad arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 or Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.

This is an active an ongoing investigation, and further details will be released when available.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip through our New Castle County Police App, or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.

COLD CASE REVIEW: JAMAR KILGOE

(New Castle, DE 19720) The victims and families of our unsolved homicides are not forgotten and there are ongoing efforts by the New Castle County Division of Police and the Criminal Investigation Unit, Cold Case Squad, to bring about a resolution to each and every case.  In an effort to refresh the community’s recollection and investigate every possible lead we will be posting again the information pertaining to each open case. 

Almost six years ago, on Monday, February 16, 2015, at approximately 3:00 pm, patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a shooting at the Rose Hill Community Center. 

When the officers arrived, they found one victim, 31-year-old Jamar Kilgoe suffering from a single gunshot wound. The officers, New Castle County Paramedics and other emergency medical personnel administered first aid, however Kilgoe died at the scene.

If you have any information pertaining to this incident, please contact Detective Brian Shahan at (302) 395-2781 or at Brian.shahan@newcastlede.gov.

Any information could potentially be used to bring criminals to justice and provide peace for the families who have lost their loved one.

A standing, cash reward is offered in exchange for information deemed to benefit the investigation or lead to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for committing the crime. 

Citizens can submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip. You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police.

Additionally, if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.

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